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RABT Summer Cross Country Derby - July 12, 2020

At the beginning of July, Ellie and I tackled our first ever BN level XC course at a competition! We take jumping lessons with Babette at RABT Farm (Rest & Be Thankful Farm), so having Babette there that day to coach me was perfect.  We did have some bobbles on my part, like not riding to each fence and not enough leg (NEVER ENOUGH LEG) so we had one stop on course, but I was super pumped to have a chance to jump around a course at a place we are totally comfortable but it was a crazy chaotic day with 50 horse/rider pairs and a ton more activity than our Wednesday lesson days!  ready to go I paid for a second unjudged round after our division of nine riders jumped and we went clean. It was a beautiful summer day and such a fun opportunity. All COVID protocols were in place and people were super respectful of them.  Due to our stop, we ended up in 8th place with a 3rd place team finish! I paired up with two of my Epona PC teammates for the team competition and they both won their di

Day Nine: 30 Day Challenge

Day Nine: Any injuries you've gotten from riding

Well, this is a boring post!  LOL!  Thankfully I have never been seriously injured from riding.  I have often been sore and sunburned from riding though!  LOL!  I did sprain my ankle from falling off (at a horse show......great!)  last spring, which was the worst thing I have ever done.   


So now that I have written this, let's all knock on wood that my minimal injury track record will continue!  :-)


Yes, I know, this pic has nothing to do with my post.  But Dreamy is cute and fat, and I wish it looked like that outside!  :-)

Comments

  1. Hi honey,

    Luckily your mother has only seen you fall off a horse twice and that was enough for a lifetime. I am so glad that you have never gotten seriously hurt while riding. Please keep it up! I love you Elizabeth, mom xoxox

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